Motion Designer / Animator

New York, NY
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Amy Izzo

Job Description:

Aquent's financial services client's in-house video production team seeks a Motion Designer to join the team.  The Motion Designer will work alongside video editors and producers and collaborate with the in-house graphics design and marketing team to ideate / execute concepts and define new opportunities to create engaging content through motion design. This includes: animating data visualizations, resolving kinetic text, developing rich media content, including videos, podcasts, and content for social. 

Location: Due to COVID, this role will temporarily be work from home; however we are seeking only candidates commutable to metro NYC. This role will return to office in NYC. Estimated return to office: Sept. 2021.



-  5+ years of experience designing and animating motion graphics

- Required skills and experience: demonstrates expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite and stays up-to-date on current industry knowledge of relevant plugins, software, and design approaches 

- A portfolio of videos, social media assets, or other animated work they’ve designed (B2B companies preferred)

- Previous professional experience working directly with a video production team and marketing team to implement brand guidelines, complete changes, and utilize feedback 

- An understanding of best practices for short-form content on social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

- Experience with / awareness of designing ADA compliant media is preferred 

- the time management skills to balance multiple projects simultaneously 

- Impeccable attention to detail

- BA/BFA in advertising, design, fine art, or relevant field; MA/MFA will be considered an asset